Jonathan’s main areas of practice include: commercial crime, market misconduct, regulatory compliance, and disciplinary matters.
He is experienced in a wide range of work involving listed companies and listed securities and frequently advises on investigations by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and inquiries by the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (HKSE).
Jonathan regularly appears in regulatory and disciplinary matters in the High Court, Market Misconduct Tribunal (MMT), Securities and Futures Appeal Tribunal (SFAT), and Hong Kong Listing Committee Disciplinary proceedings. He also is experienced in areas such as judicial reviews, professional misconduct including matters brought to the Bar Disciplinary Tribunal, Confederation of Insurance Brokers, Medical and Dental Council, and the Secretariat on Civil Service Discipline. He has acted on numerous occasions for the Secretary for Justice in the admission of overseas Counsel proceedings.
He is/ or has been the legal advisor to various statutory boards including:
- Fishermen Claims Appeal Board
- Appeals Boards Panel (Education)
- Health Committee under the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board
- Veterinary Surgeons Board of the HK Preliminary Investigations Committee
- Transport Tribunal
Jonathan is also a member of the Barristers Disciplinary Tribunal Panel. He joined Plowman Chambers since he started practising in 2003.
HKSAR v Yik Siu Hung  2 HKLRD 631
Chun Sang Plastics Co Ltd v Commissioner of Police and Another  2 HKLRD 511
Diagcor Bioscience Incorporated Ltd v Chan Wai Hon Billy and Others  4 HKLRD 727
Leung Chi Keung v Market Misconduct Tribunal and Another  2 HKLRD 786
Chong Wai Lee, Charles and ANother v Insider Dealing Tribunal and Another (2011) 14 HKCFAR 875
Re Beelab Semiconductor Limited CACV 35 of 2009
HKSAR vs. Chiu Kwok Wai Caesar  1 HKLRD 284
HKSAR vs. Chan Kwong Pui CACC 228/2003
HKSAR vs. Li Tim Chuen CACC 564/2001
China Overseas Land and Investment Limited Report of Market Misconduct Tribunal dated 8 July 2009
Vanda Systems and Communications Holdings Limited Report of Insider Dealing Tribunal dated 26 March 2007
Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited vs. Horizon Engineering Services Limited HCA 2612/2000
Ma Zhu Jiang vs. Secretary for Justice HCAL 115/2008
HKSAR vs. Chan Ming Fung HCMA 622/2008
HKSAR vs. Lee Ching HCMA 86/2007
HKSAR vs. Yu Yee HCMA 981/2005
Ngai Chu vs. Wong Kam Shing DCMP 4219/2004